Biography

Jørgen Leth is a Danish poet and film director who is considered a leading figure in experimental documentary film making. Most notable are his epic documentary A Sunday in Hell and his surrealistic short film The Perfect Human. He is also a sports commentator for Danish television and is represented by the film production company, Sunset Productions.

Jørgen Leth is a Danish poet and film director who is considered a leading figure in experimental documentary film making. Most notable are his epic documentary A Sunday in Hell and his surrealistic short film The Perfect Human. He is also a sports commentator for Danish television and is represented by the film production company, Sunset Productions.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1937-06-14

Place of Birth Århus, Denmark

Official Site http://www.lethfilm.dk/

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2013 I Am Talking To You Director
2010 The Erotic Man Director
2008 Ra-ra Director
2007 Tropical Mix Director
2005 Aarhus Director
2004 I Am Alive Director
2003 The Five Obstructions Director
2002 Dreamers Director
2002 New Scenes from America Director
1996 Haiti. Untitled Director
1994 Katherine Dunham - Dancing with Life Director
1993 Michael Laudrup: A Football Player Director
1992 Traberg Director
1989 Notes on Love Director
1989 Danish Literature Director
1987 Notebook from China Director
1987 Composer Meets Quartet Director
1986 Moments of Play Director
1983 Pelota Director
1983 Interference Director
1982 66 Scenes from America Director
1982 New York Street Performers Director
1981 Step on Silence Director
1979 A Midsummer Night's Play Director
1979 Dancing Bournonville Director
1979 Kalule Director
1978 Peter Martins: A Dancer Director
1977 A Sunday in Hell: Paris-Roubaix Director
1975 Good and Evil Director
1974 Stars and the Water Carriers Director
1974 The Impossible Hour Director
1974 Klaus Rifbjerg Director
1973 Eddy Merckx in the Vicinity of a Cup of Coffee Director
1972 Chinese Ping-Pong Director
1972 Life in Denmark Director
1970 The Search Director
1970 The Deer Garden: The Romantic Forest Director
1970 Motion Picture Director
1969 Monument Director
1968 Ophelia's Flowers Director
1968 Near Heaven, Near Earth Director
1967 The Perfect Human Director
1964 Look Forward to a Time of Security Director
1963 Stop for Bud Director

Writing

2010 The Erotic Man Writer
2005 Aarhus Writer
2004 I Am Alive Writer
2003 The Five Obstructions Author
2002 Dreamers Writer
2002 New Scenes from America Writer
1992 Traberg Writer
1989 Danish Literature Writer
1987 Notebook from China Writer
1987 Composer Meets Quartet Writer
1983 Pelota Writer
1983 Interference Writer
1981 Step on Silence Writer
1979 Kalule Writer
1978 Peter Martins: A Dancer Writer
1977 A Sunday in Hell: Paris-Roubaix Writer
1974 Stars and the Water Carriers Writer
1974 Klaus Rifbjerg Writer
1973 Eddy Merckx in the Vicinity of a Cup of Coffee Writer
1972 Life in Denmark Writer
1970 The Search Writer
1970 The Deer Garden: The Romantic Forest Writer
1970 Motion Picture Writer
1968 Ophelia's Flowers Writer
1968 Near Heaven, Near Earth Writer

Acting

2015 Født til Filmen as Himself
2011 Komeda: A Soundtrack for a Life
2010 Klown
2010 The Erotic Man as Himself
2009 ABCinema
2005 Aarhus as Himself
2003 The Five Obstructions as Speaker / Himself - Director / Speaker / The Perfect Man / Speaker / Speaker / Jørgen Leth / The Perfect Human / Speaker
1967 The Perfect Human as Speaker (voice)

Production

1978 Peter Martins: A Dancer Producer
1974 The Impossible Hour Producer

Editing

2002 Dreamers Editor

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